Kinesiology

Sample Sequence of Courses for the B.S. in Physical Education

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester (16 credits)

  • UNIV 100 Personal Growth and Well-Being in Higher Education (1 cr)
  • KIN 160 Introduction to Physical Education (2 cr)
  • MATH 123 Modern Math Functions (3 cr)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3 cr)
  • ENG 180 College Composition I (3 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx General Education Lab Science Course (4 cr)

Spring Semester (15-16 credits)

  • KIN 270 Motor Behavior (3 cr)
  • KIN 251 Invasion Games (2 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx Natural Sciences or Mathematics Course (3 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx Social Sciences Course (3 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx Humanities Course (3 cr)
  • KIN xxx Swimming Course (1-2 cr)

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester (15 credits)

  • ENG 280 College Composition II (3 cr)
  • KIN 135 Lifelong Leisure Activities (2 cr)
  • KIN 115 Social Dance Forms (1 cr)
  • KIN 124 Educational Gymnastics (1 cr)
  • KIN 255 Elementary Movement Fundamentals (2 cr)
  • KIN 290 Anatomy & Physiology I (3 cr)
  • EIS 202 Multicultural & Social Foundations of Education (3 cr)

Spring Semester (16 credits)

  • KIN 250 Instructional Foundations of PE (2 cr)
  • KIN 369 Motor Development (3 cr)
  • KIN 265 Assessment in Physical Education (2 cr)
  • EIS 301 Cognitive Development & Motivation in Academic Settings (3 cr)
  • COM 241 Introduction to Public Speaking or COM 242 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx Multicultural Course (3 cr)

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester (16 credits)

  • KIN 325 Health RElated Fitness (3 cr)
  • KIN 253 Target & Field Games (2 cr)
  • KIN 359 Sport and Exercise Psychology (3 cr)
  • KIN 226 Net/Wall Games (2 cr)
  • KIN 365 Physical Education for the Elementary Grades (3 cr)
  • KIN 393 Adapted Physical Education (3 cr)

Spring Semester (17 credits)

  • KIN 391 Physiology of Exercise (3 cr)
  • KIN 395 Assessment in Adapted Physical Education (3 cr)
  • KIN 252 Contemporary Physical Activities (1 cr)
  • KIN 392 Biomechanics (3 cr)
  • RDG 387 Literacy Instruction in Content Areas (2 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx Fine Arts Course (3 cr)

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester (16 credits)

  • KIN 477 Physical Education Curriculum (3 cr)
  • EDUC 439 Methods and Materials in Physical Education (3 cr)
  • KIN 461 Field Experience (1 cr)
  • EIS 401 Educational Law and Policy (2 cr)
  • C&I 403 Middle Level Education (4 cr)
  • GEN ED xxx Humanities and Fine Arts Course (3 cr)

Spring Semester (17 credits)

  • STCH 480 Student Teaching - Secondary Level (6 cr)
  • STCH 483 Student Teaching - Elementary Level (6 cr)